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Clinic Manager Sr - Cardiology

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Bellingham
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Clinic Manager Sr - Cardiology for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

Req ID: 167292


PeaceHealth is hiring a Sr. Cardiology Clinic Manager in Bellingham, WA!


Do you have a proven track record for effectively managing both clinical and non-clinical operations? Do you have a passion for overseeing the delivery of exceptional and compassionate care to patients visiting your clinic? Are you looking for a position where you can lean on your previous clinic leadership and process improvement experience to provide strategic direction?


If so, the Sr. Clinic Manager for Cardiology in Bellingham, WA, might be the right place for you!


Close against the Canadian border, Bellingham combines the appeal of small-town life with easy access to two of the Northwest’s most exciting cities — Seattle (90 miles south) and Vancouver, B.C. (60 miles north). Day off? Head to Mount Baker for a day in the snow. Tour the San Juan Islands by sea kayak or sailboat. Trek the North Cascades on foot. Stay in town to prowl the shops and cafes of historic Fairhaven or catch a concert on the campus of Western Washington University. Whatever you like, Bellingham’s small-city flair with its varied cultural amenities make it a fabulous place to work and play.



Qualified candidates for the Sr. Cardiology Clinic Manager include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Five years of progressively responsible leadership with a minimum of four years clinic or clinic operations management
  • Experience in process improvement preferred
  • If a licensed or certified clinician, must have current registration and certification for the state where employed
  • Current BLS or ability to obtain


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Responsible for:  facilitating an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach in the delivery of care and programs;   partnering with clinic Physician(s) and operational leadership to provide effective and proactive management of clinic operations ensuring exceptional services to patients; achieving annual operational and financial goals; and for managing provider caregivers (typically up to 30 providers) and other assigned staff. Typically responsible for managing multiple and/or large sites/departments/services lines.



1. Partner with physicians and senior clinic leadership to lead clinic operations to ensure overall success of area/site.  Engage staff, providers and leadership in developing and implementing action plans to meet annual operating goals that are in alignment with strategic plan and to resolve clinic issues in a timely manner.

2. Analyzes, organizes and manages clinical and non-clinical operations of assigned areas.  This may include multiple sites/departments/service lines.

3. Full authority/oversight over daily operations and responsible for managing and overseeing the delivery of exceptional and compassionate care to all patients within area(s) of responsibility.

4. Overall accountability and oversight of assigned clinic(s)/area(s) including: financial and operational performance; provider practice efficiency; service excellence; budget development and management staffing; talent/performance management.  Engages appropriate stakeholders in the review and dissemination of area financial and productivity performance.

5. Manage the selection, training, coaching, mentoring, development and evaluation of assigned staff. Full employment authority.

6. Provide first line response to physician and assigned staff issues (behavioral and clinical).  Responsible for problem resolution in collaboration with lead physicians(s) and/or senior clinic leadership as necessary.

7. Lead and manages strategic initiatives and manages programs in identified service lines.  Provides solutions and strategic direction for addressing the business operational issues.

8. Involved with planning and implementation of new or acquired service and business ventures.

9. Leads and manages process improvement initiatives. Analyzes situations, identifies problems, identifies and evaluates alternative courses of action and implements improvement plans through utilization of Quality Improvement (QI) and Process Improvement (PI) principles.

10. Demonstrates emphasis on inspiring caregivers and improving quality of staff, systems, and environment to insure high quality care and service.

11. Ensures that legal and regulatory standards, as well as clinic and department policies and procedures are implemented and monitored.

12. If clinic size does not support a Supervisor-Clinic Operations, responsibilities also include those listed in the job profile for the Supervisor – Clinic Operations.

13. Performs other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in business and/or healthcare management or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the caregiver with the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job.
  • Master’s degree in business or healthcare management is preferred.



  • Minimum of five years of progressively responsible leadership experience required including a minimum of four years of clinic and/or clinical operations management or equivalent healthcare management experience.
  • Experience in process improvement methodology preferred.



  • For licensed and/or certified/registered clinician, must have a current registration/certification or license in State.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required at date of hire.



  • Strong problem solving, decision making, team building, process improvement, leadership and time management skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficient in the use of computers including MS Office applications
  • Strong financial management skills including analytical skill and familiarity with benchmarking financial and operational performance.
  • Embraces and promotes teamwork.
  • Knowledge of an experience with continuous improvement techniques and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated competence in developing business plans for new services and capital equipment.



  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from 34 to 65% of the time.  
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to conditions involving minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments such as syringes or lancets. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).




Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.


About PeaceHealth


PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 


We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Bellingham community please visit our homepage:


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Location: Bellingham, NW Medical Center (214)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $DOE, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Basic Life Support


PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.


The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


Posting Notes: Bellingham || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support || Other - Allied || Full Time || SPECIALTY SVCS



Nearest Major Market: Bellingham
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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